MONSTA X, a K-pop boy band, performed at iHeartRadio Music Festival last month. Many K-pop groups are being criticised for ignoring local fans. Photo: Starship Entertainment/Korea Times

Are BTS and other K-pop groups ignoring Korean fans by focusing on international tours?

Korean boy bands are starting to upset their local fans by booking more international tours and rarely playing concerts at home

Topic |   K-pop, Mandopop and other Asian pop

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MONSTA X, a K-pop boy band, performed at iHeartRadio Music Festival last month. Many K-pop groups are being criticised for ignoring local fans. Photo: Starship Entertainment/Korea Times
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Mamamoo won Favourite Vocal Artist at MAMA in 2018.

Is K-pop spectacle MAMA awards following the money by steering clear of Korea and Hong Kong this year?

The Mnet Asian Music Awards will be held at Japan’s Nagoya Dome, for one night only on December 4 – skipping Hong Kong for the first time in eight years

Topic |   Music

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Mamamoo won Favourite Vocal Artist at MAMA in 2018.
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